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Rosa fedtschenkoana Regel


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs large, to 6 m tall. Branchlets terete, prickly; prickles yellowish, straight, to 7 mm, rigid, gradually tapering to broad base. Leaves including petiole 3–4.5 cm; stipules mostly adnate to petiole, free parts lanceolate or ovate, margin glandular-pubescent, apex acute; rachis and petiole glabrous or sparsely glandular-pubescent; leaflets usually 7, rarely 5 or 9, suborbicular or ovate, glabrous, leathery, abaxially with prominent veins, base subrounded or broadly cuneate, margin simply serrate, entire near base, apex rounded-obtuse. Flowers solitary, sometimes 2–4 and fasciculate, 3–4 cm in diam.; pedicel 1–2 cm, stipitate glandular-pubescent; bracts ovate or ovate-lanceolate, margin glandular-pubescent, apex caudate or acute. Hypanthium ovoid, stipitate glandular, rarely glabrous. Sepals 5, lanceolate, abaxially stipitate glandular, adaxially densely pubescent, apex acuminate. Petals 5, white, rarely pink, broadly obovate, base broadly cuneate, apex erose. Styles free, shorter than stamens, pubescent. Hip deep red, oblong or ovoid, 1.5–2 cm in diam., densely glandular-pubescent, with persistent sepals. Fl. Jul–Aug, fr. Aug–Oct.

Scrub, slopes, stream sides in valleys; 2400--2700 m. Xinjiang [Kazakhstan].


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